Science & Technology

New app to make break up smooth

London: Fed up of your lover's annoying ways and want to part ways? If you find it difficult to break the news to them, this new app would help you....

Volkswagen launches new model of sedan Vento

New Delhi: European automobile manufacturer Volkswagen on Tuesday launched the new model of its mid-size sedan Vento, which comes with the option of four engines types. "We are confident that....

Snapdeal partnering Himachal government for e-commerce zone

New Delhi: Online marketplace Snapdeal on Monday announced its partnership with the Himachal Pradesh government to launch a special e-commerce zone at Dharamshala. The special e-commerce zone by Snapdeal endeavors....

Hyundai’s Elite i20 reaches 100,000 sales mark

New Delhi: Automobile manufacturer Hyundai Motor India on Monday announced that its premium hatchback "Elite i20" reached a cumulative sales mark of 100,000 units in India. "We are overwhelmed with....

Apple changes policies after Taylor Swift’s criticism

Los Angeles: Less than 24 hours after chart-topping singer Taylor Swift criticised Apple for not paying royalties to artists during the three-month free-trial period for its new Apple Music service,....

Samsung S6 Edge’s indomitable camera

Samsung had the world wondering what it meant by 'Next is Now' during the launch of the Galaxy S6 series. After the launch, Samsung had touted that it had come....

Micromax launches world’s ‘slimmest’ phone in India

New Delhi: Micromax, a home-bred phone manufacturer, on Thursday launched its flagship smartphone Canvas Sliver 5 here. The company says the device is the slimmest and lightest in the world.....

Advertising Standard Council of India app lets you complain against misleading ads

Lodging and tracking complaints against misleading advertisements has become easier courtesy a mobile app launched by the Advertising Standard Council of India (ASCI), a statement said on Wednesday. Pegged as....

5 upcoming technologies that will change the way we live

You think you have the most technologically advanced gadget that would not outdate for a long time? Wrong. The cycle of innovation never ends, be it today, tomorrow or some....

World’s thinest light bulb is here

New York: Imagine how thin a light 'bulb' could be? Well, it could be just one atom thick! Using graphene - an atomically thin and perfectly crystalline form of carbon....

What made Twitter look beyond 140 characters?

New Delhi: What could have made Twitter grow beyond being just a micro-blogging, social media site and relent on its strict 140-character limit - at least for direct messaging services?....

YouTube to launch app, site for gaming videos

New Delhi: YouTube has announced that it will launch a separate site, app for gaming videos. To be called YouTube Gaming, the site will look to compete with video service....

E-commerce giant once again in news. Man orders a smartphone on Flipkart, but was delivered mangoes

It seems that the bad days have started surrounding the e-commerce giant Flipkart. After price tag controversy, the digital shopping brand is yet another time in news for all wrong....

Twitter CEO Dick Costolo calls it quits

NEW YORK: Twitter's chief executive officer (CEO) Dick Costolo has decided to step down in July, the company's top brass announced. Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey, chairman of the board and....

Now, play game on Facebook Messenger

NEW YORK: Now you can play the Doodle Draw game while chatting on Facebook Messenger. The game is available directly through the app. You can find the game in Messenger's....

Reliance Jio launch by December, devices from Rs.4,000

Mumbai: Reliance Industries will launch its broadband services by December this year, by which time 4G devices under its own brand name "Jio" will be available for as little as....

Twitter data to help treat sleep disorders

Washington: Researchers have generated a unique "digital library" of Twitter users with sleep problems to understand and help treat sleep disorders better. After assessing the sentiments expressed in users' tweets,....

Apple’s new News App concerns journalists over content control

New York: Apple's announcement of its latest News app has taken the media world by storm. The journalists are worried about the control on the distribution of news when an....

Dell launches ‘world’s thinnest’ tab

New Delhi: Dell on Wednesday launched what it calls the "world's thinnest" tablet and expanded its India range of products. The company aims to push higher personal computer (PC) adoption....

Apple attacks Windows, Android with new updates

San Francisco/New Delhi: Apple's CEO Tim Cook on Monday morning came on to the stage in San Francisco to reveal the technology giant's music service, OS X update El Capitan,....

Android 5.1.1 rolls out for Android One devices in India

Good news for Android One users, Android is releasing its latest firmware Android 5.1.1 for Android One Smartphones which includes Spice Dream Uno, Micromax Canvas A1, and Karbonn Sparkle V.....

Xiaomi secures second rank in global wearables market

New Delhi: Xiaomi has secured second rank in the global wearables market both in terms of shipments and market share, according to an IDC report. The Chinese brand, which is....

Indian-origin researcher uses Wi-Fi to power camera

Washington: In a first such demonstration, an Indian-origin researcher has developed a system that uses Wi-Fi internet signals to beam power to remote devices such as a surveillance camera. Developed....

New handset is leap of faith for Blackberry (Tech Review)

Blackberry, which has been facing stiff competition from several key smartphones brand in the market, recently launched the Blackberry Leap priced at Rs 21,490.  The third touch-based device from the....

Top 7 upcoming Smartphones of 2015

With a massive increase in the demand of Android smartphones, companies like HTC, Sony, Google, Motorola, and LG are coming up with better features and are packed with extreme processors. ....

Will things worsen with Google search after removing Modi from ‘Top 10 criminals’ list?

The social media has been taken by storm as people search for Top 10 criminals in India. Numerous angry Indians have expressed their anger on Twitter over Google showing images....

Xiaomi’s 16000mAh Mi Power Bank to go on sale from next week

After the huge success of 10,400 mAh variant, Xiaomi is going to launch its bigger and better version of MI power bank which can hold up to 16,000mAh of juice....

Maruti Suzuki launches Celerio diesel

New Delhi: Automobile major Maruti Suzuki India on Wednesday launched the diesel variant of its hatchback Celerio, which offers a mileage of 27.62 km per litre and is priced between....

Samsung launches first SUHD 65-inch curved TV in India at Rs 4,40,900

New Delhi: Samsung Electronics launched its first SUHD TV range in India on Tuesday. The new range of TVs will be available in 165.1 cm (65 inch) and 139.7 Cm....

Now, scream to click a selfie!

New York: With this new app, you can take a selfie by screaming at your phone. The new iOS camera app called Triggertrap Selfie, launched by camera triggering company Triggertrap,....